Blame it on the burgeoning clout of T20s or call it the need of the hour, given that 300-plus run chases do not exactly make sides nervous these days, a 'keeper-batsman is increasingly becoming more of a batsman who can keep.
HT profiles the 15 men handed the task to help India defend the title. First up, a look at what makes Virat Kohli — the team’s best batsman and driving force — tick
West Indies Cricket World Cup chances suffered a major blow with mystery spinner Sunil Narine withdrawing from the squad for the tournament in Australia and New Zealand.
All-rounder Shane Watson said Tuesday he was unsure if he would be fit for Australia's one-day international final against England or India
Australian pacer Sean Abbott was conferred the 2015 Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year award at the Allan Border Medal presentation ceremony by Cricket Australia here Tuesday.
It would require something exceptional from the men in blue to overcome the heavily stacked odds. So where is the proverbial silver lining? Is the cheerful and bright optimist in us dying a slow and painful death at the hands of the pragmatic realist?
There haven't been many on-pitch opportunities for Shikhar Dhawan to twirl his impressive moustache Down Under since November 2014. His painful showing in the Test series against Australia has continued in the ODI Tri-Series.
Rain played spoilsport as the tri-series cricket match between India and Australia on Monday was abandoned with the two teams sharing the points, which left the visiting side in with a chance to make it to the final.
Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni finally broke his stoic silence over the IPL spot-fixing scandal on Sunday, saying that he does not expect the speculation around his name to stop anytime soon despite nothing concrete coming up against him.
India captain MS Dhoni said Ishant Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja are fit and available for selection for the ODI tri-series clash against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on Monday.
Insipid India bowlers need to get their act together quickly
Nobody will face more scrutiny Down Under in the 2015 World Cup than the men entrusted with the captain's armband.
Adversity reveals a man's character. And a nation's character is teased out on battlefields: the bloodied plains, valleys and trenches where actual war is fought and the sports grounds where national teams slug it out.
Steven Smith maintained his purple patch to hit a brilliant unbeaten 102 to secure Australia's three-wicket victory against England in a high-scoring ODI tri-series match at Hobart on Friday.
A record batting blitz by Luke Ronchi and Grant Elliott set New Zealand up for an overwhelming 108-run win over Sri Lanka in their fifth one-day international in Dunedin on Friday.